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Keys to Second Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor


This book brings together twelve originally independent articles dealing with various aspects of 2 Corinthians which were published between 1985 and 1993. The articles deal with (a) co‐authorship in 2 Cor; (b) the connection between 2 Cor 2:13 and 14; (c) the problems envisaged by 2 Cor 3:1‐6; (d) a comparison between the ‘new covenant’ in Paul and in the Dead Sea Scrolls; (e) the effort to drive a wedge between the resident pneumatikoi and the intruding Judaizers in 2 Cor 2:14‐4:6; (f) what ‘resurrection’ in 2 Cor 4:13‐14 means; (g) 2 Cor 5:6b as a Corinthian slogan; (h) how 2 Cor 6:14‐7:1 fi ... More

Keywords: 2 Corinthians, co‐authorship, Macedonia, letters of recommendation, new covenant, veil of Moses, resurrection, Corinthian slogans, pairings, Philo, sorrowful/severe letter, Jesus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592104
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592104.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, author
Professor of New Testament, Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem